September slowdown

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I will be posting less frequently over the next few weeks as I prepare for a public presentation of my research on antidepressants and depression on September 24th.

Treating depression without drugs – Part III

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In Part III of this three-part series on treating depression without drugs, we examine lifestyle approaches including proper nutrition, getting adequate sleep and rest, cultivating pleasure, and prayer/spiritual practice.

Antidepressants impair driving ability

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People taking prescription antidepressants appear to drive worse than people who aren’t taking such drugs.

Treating depression without drugs – Part II

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In this second article of a two-part series I present several clinically proven ways to treat depression without drugs, including light therapy and St. John’s Wort.

Treating depression without drugs – Part I

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In this two-part series I present several clinically proven ways to treat depression without drugs.

The stress-depression link

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Recent studies are beginning to support what common sense already suggests: that chronic stress causes depression.